Guide to the Gus Norwood Papers 1985 and undated
Cage 5060

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Norwood, Gus, 1916-2006
Title
Gus Norwood Papers
ID
Cage 5060
Date
1985 and undated
Extent
1.0 folder
General Physical Description note
.05 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Gus Norwood's unpublished manuscript, "Public Power in the Greater Northwest," along with a later foreword by Eric Norwood, and a brief essay by Gus Norwood, "Prevent Missoula Floods!"

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Gus Norwood Papers

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Gus Norwood, a 1938 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and World War II veteran, served as the Executive Secretary of the Northwest Public Power Association from 1947 to 1967. He later worked for the Alaskan Power Administration, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the Bonneville Power Administration. He authored a policy history of the BPA, as well as the Southeast and Southwest Power Administrations.

[Source: Eric Norwood, unpublished foreword to "Public Power in the Greater Northwest"]

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Scope and Contents note

This collection includes Gus Norwood's unpublished 1985 manuscript, "Public Power in the Greater Northwest" (reproduced typescript, 180 pages), along with a later foreword by Eric Norwood, and a brief essay by Gus Norwood, "Prevent Missoula Floods!"

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Eric Norwood donated these materials to the Washington State University Libraries in 2013 (MS.2013.20).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Norwood, Gus, 1916-2006--Archives

Subject(s)

  • Electric utilities -- Northwest, Pacific.
  • Electrification -- Northwest, Pacific.
  • Public Utilities

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